Clinical Assessment Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 9 :
Pulmonary Function Testing

Quiz 9 :
Pulmonary Function Testing

Showing 1 - 20 of 52
Next Quiz
arrow
Which of the following are considered general purposes of performing pulmonary function tests (PFTs)? 1) The functional status of the lungs 2) The diffusion characteristics of the alveolar-capillary membrane 3) How much and how fast gas can be moved into and out of the lungs 4) The specific diagnosis of pulmonary disease
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

arrow
Which of the following are parameters that have been studied to establish normal values for PFTs? 1) Gender 2) Height 3) Race 4) Weight
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

arrow
Which of the following factors has the greatest influence on lung size and predicted PFT values?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

B

arrow
Which of the following is considered the primary instrument used in performing PFTs?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which of the following associations' standards should be met before PFT equipment is purchased and used?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which of the following is considered standard equipment that is used in a pulmonary function laboratory? 1) Spirometer 2) Gas analyzer 3) Oxygen source 4) Body plethysmograph
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
The volume of air inhaled and exhaled during quiet breathing is known as the:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
What is the normal minute ventilation of an average person at rest?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which of the following is the most common cause of erroneous forced vital capacity (FVC) test results?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
What may cause the FVC to decrease in a patient with a restrictive lung disorder?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which of the following typically decreases the FVC in a patient with an obstructive lung disorder?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
The presence of an FVC that is significantly smaller than the slow vital capacity (SVC) is consistent with:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which level of vital capacity (VC) is associated with an increased risk of postoperative respiratory complications?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which level of VC is associated with an increased risk of respiratory failure?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
The total lung capacity (TLC) is a function of which of the following? 1) Age 2) Weight 3) Gender 4) Size
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
The body plethysmograph uses which of the following gas laws?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
In which of the following diseases will the open-circuit nitrogen washout method tend to underestimate the total lung volume?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
The closed-system helium dilution method is used to measure:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
The ERV is limited in clinical usefulness. It may be reduced in which of the following cases? 1) Obesity 2) Restrictive disorders 3) Obstructive disorders 4) Patients making a poor effort during testing
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A loss of elasticity of the lung tissue will cause the FRC to:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Showing 1 - 20 of 52
Next Quiz